Justice Shirzad Ahmed was appointed to the Federal Court on Friday. In other appointments, Justice Ian Nordheimer was elevated to the Ontario Court of Appeal and Justice Barbara Fisher elevated to the BC Court of Appeal.
Judges were appointed to the courts in Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia, Alberta and the Federal Courts. John Laskin of Torys was appointed a judge of the Federal Court of Appeal and William Pentney, Deputy Minister of Justice and Deputy Attorney General of Canada, was appointed a judge of the Federal Court.
Judicial appointments have been made in the Federal Court, Ontario, Quebec, Newfoundland and Labrador, and British Columbia. In the Federal Court, Prothonotary Lafrenière was appointed as a judge.
Mandy Aylen, a partner at BLG, has been appointed a prothonotary of the Federal Court in Ottawa. The appointment was effective June 16th. Continue reading Prothonotary Appointment
Judges were appointed today to the courts in Alberta, Ontario, BC and Quebec and to the Federal Court of Appeal. Justice Judith M. Woods, formerly a judge of the Tax Court was appointed to the Federal Court of Appeal.
Multiple appointments were made today, including to the Federal Court, Federal Court of Appeal, courts of Nunavut, Québec, Manitoba, BC, Ontario and Alberta, the Tax Court and to CIPO. Continue reading Appointments
The Honourable Richard Southcott has been appointed to the Federal Court. Previously, he was Vice President and General Counsel at Irving Shipbuilding in Halifax. Judicial appointments were also made today in Manitoba, Ontario, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.
Sylvain Laporte, Commissioner of Patents and Registrar of Trade-marks has been appointed President of the Canadian Space Agency, effective March 9, 2015.
The Honourable Richard Bell, formerly of the Court of Appeal of New Brunswick, has been appointed to the Federal Court. Appointments were also made to the Tax Court, Nova Scotia courts, Court of Queen’s Bench of New Brunswick, and Ontario Superior Court.
Three new Federal Court judges were appointed today: Honourable Henry S. Brown (of Gowlings), Honourable Keith M. Boswell (of Stewart McKelvey) and Honourable Alan Diner (Baker & McKenzie). These judges are replacing Justice Snider, who resigned in October 2013, Justice Harrington who elected to become a supernumerary judge as of April 2014 and Justice O’Keefe, who elected to become a supernumerary judge. Judicial appointments were also made today to the Ontario, Saskatchewan, Quebec, Nova Scotia and Alberta courts, including Justice Mainville, formerly of the Federal Court of Appeal, to the Quebec Court of Appeal.